By Paul Homewood
A good analysis by Anthony Watts on the latest “worse than we thought” media hype:
A new study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters examining satellite instruments’ measurements of how Earth’s energy budget has changed, is being falsely portrayed by the media as showing human greenhouse gas emissions are trapping an record amount of heat. The data discussed in the article, titled “Satellite and Ocean Data Reveal Marked Increase in Earth’s Heating Rate”, does show the amount of heat “trapped” recently has increased, but the alarming implications of that fact are being misportrayed by the mainstream media.
For example, one media story from the Guardian trumpeted:
But like many climate stories in the media today, when you peel back the layers of hype and fear-mongering, you’re left with something that isn’t alarming at all.
Full story here.
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June 23, 2021